Shantay Nicole Robinson

Shantay Nicole Robinson

Shantay Nicole Robinson

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Shantay Robinson participated in the inaugural class of Burnaway Magazine’s Art Writers Mentorship Program, Duke University’s Center for Documentary Studies Digital Publishing Project Editorial Fellowship, and CUE Art Foundation’s Art Critic Mentoring Program. She presented at SCAD’s (Savannah College of Art and Design) Symposium on Art and Fashion, Georgia State University’s New Voices Graduate Student Conference, Georgia State University’s Glorious Hair and Academic Identities Conference, Northeastern Modern Languages Association Conference, New York African Studies Association Conference, and others. She is a freelance art writer, having written for Washington City Paper, Art Papers, Arts ATL, Burnaway, Number, Inc. Afropunk, Black Art in America, and ARTS.BLACK. She wholly self-produced a documentary, Untangled: Getting to the Roots of a Hair Movement, that screened at ATHICA (Athens Institute for Contemporary Art), Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Northern Virginia Community College Woodbridge, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and other sites. Her scholarly interests include visual rhetoric and multimodal composition.

Courses Taught

English 101: Rhetoric and Composition

AVT 395: Writing for Artists


Syracuse University Bachelor of Science Television, Radio, Film Management

Savannah College of Art and Design Master of Fine Arts Writing

Minnesota State University Master of Science Communication and Composition